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Overview

Trip Starting From: Paro

Trip Location: Paro

About the Activity:

  • Invoke in this amazing tour of 9 days 8 nights cultural tour of Bhutan and explore the stunning beauty of this region.
  • Stat your tour after getting picked up from the airport in a shared vehicle and drive towards Paro town.
  • Visit few of the best places of this region like Rinpung Dzong, National Memorial Chorten and Lungtenzampa.
  • Explore the north eastern end of the Himalayas which is a truly magical land that is filled with deep myths and legends of the Buddhist traditions.
  • On this sightseeing tour, you will get to unravel almost each and every one of them as you travel to the untouched and remote parts of this magical land.
  • Apart from Paro and Thimphu, you will also be exploring the offbeat  destinations such as Bumthang, Gangtey and the alluring Tiger's Nest Monastery.
  • Interspersed with short hikes, this tour will definitely show you a whole new side of this far off land.
  • Conclude your tour after getting dropped back at the airport and head back home.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrival at Paro and Sightseeing

    Arrival in Bhutan at Paro Airport.

    Post lunch, visit RinpungDzong (ParoDzong) situated at a commanding height overlooking Paro valley.

    Later drive to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.

    Visit General Post Office (GPO), Art School.

    Overnight atThimphu- Hotel

  • Day 2 -

    Visit to Memorial Chorten

    Drive to traditional medicine institute, where medicines are prepared according to ancient practices, and to Lungtenzampa to observe the Royal silver smiths and Bhutanese paper factory at work

    Overnight in hotel

  • Day 3 -

    Drive to Punakah via Dochu La Pass

    After early breakfast drive to Punakha

    On the way visit Chimi Lhakhang which was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley

    In Punakha, we will visit the Dzong that was built by Shab

    Overnight – hotel in Punakha

  • Day 4 -

    Drive to Bumthang via Wangdiphodrang

    Visit TongsaDzong, which is a masterpiece of architecture with a maze of courtyards, passageways and 23 temples

    Admire scenic views of forests and mountains on the way

    Check in to a lodge which is only a ten minute walk from the Dzong

  • Day 5 -

    Sightseeing and hiking in Bumthang

    This beautiful valley encapsulates a rich culture, Scenic beauty and hundreds of myth’s and legends. People often call “Mini Switzerland”.

    The drive from Trongsa to Jakar may only take about two hours but the change in scenery is dramatic.

    The hills around Jakar are filled with monasteries dedicated to Padmasambhava who is said to have cured an ailing ruler and introduced Buddhism to the valley.

    Bumthang is also home to one of the great Buddhist teachers,

    Pemalingpa, to whose descendants the present dynasty traces its origins.

  • Day 6 -

    Drive to Gangtey/ Phobjikha valley

    Visit to Nyingmapa monastery and Gangtey Gompa Monastery,Gangtey also has a very interesting Nyingmapa monastery, the only one of its kind west of the Black Mountain range.

    Overnight in a local guest house or farmhouse.

    Please note that this village is not supplied by electricity.

  • Day 7 -

    Drive from Gangtey to Thimphu

    Visit to the TaschichhoDzong, which serves as the home of the Central Monastic body and houses the main secretariat building, throne room of His Majesty the King of Bhutan.

    Visit the Handicrafts Emporium followed by shopping for souvenirs in the shops of Thimphu.

    Overnight at Paro.

  • Day 8 -

    Arrival in Paro

    Excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest, one of the most sacred places in Bhutan due to its association with Guru Rinpoche, who is also the founding father of the Bhutanese form of Mahayana Buddhism.

    In the evening, take an evening stroll along the main street, and perhaps visit a few handicrafts shops, or take refreshments at a local café or bar. Overnight hotel in Paro.

  • Day 9 -

    Departure from Paro tour ends here.

    Today get dropped back to the airport for your final departure.

    Depart fro Paro.

    End of tour.

Stay

    7
  • 3 Star Hotels

Meal

    7
  • A mineral water bottle per day
  • 7
  • All Meals Included
  • 7
  • Veg and Non Veg
  • 7
  • 9 Breakfast
  • 7
  • Continental Buffet

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing
  • 7
  • Trekking
  • 7
  • Hiking

Other Inclusions

    7
  • All government permits
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  • Guide

Transport

    7
  • Shared Vehicle
  • 7
  • Pick up from the Paro airport Bhutan in a vehicle

Things To Carry

    7
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • 7
  • Rucksack
  • 7
  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries
  • 7
  • Identity Card
  • 7
  • Basic Medications

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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